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How to Build a Solar-Powered Raspberry Pi

Contrary to what people may think, constructing a solar-powered Raspberry Pi is actually pretty easy. It’s just like learning how to control solar water heaters. In this article, we will guide you on how to use solar panels to power your Raspberry Pi so that you can build eco-friendly Pi projects. With the right solar panel and battery, your project can run indefinitely.
To build a solar-powered Raspberry Pi you will need:

A power management board
Solar panel
Battery

Steps to Building …

How to Setup Raspberry Pi Remote Desktop?

To use the remote desktop protocol on a Raspberry Pi, a software piece named XRDP is essential. Through this software, we will learn how to implement RDP.
At the same time, it is essential to understand that this tutorial won’t be of any help if you use a headless system. That means the XRDP software needs X Windows implementation so that the desktop can be displayed. On the other hand, if your project requires terminal sharing, you will need Tmate software to make things work.
Those unfamiliar with RDP need to know that it is a proprietary protocol developed and owned by Microsoft that used low bandwidth connections to…

How Technology Impacts Student Learning

Some educators see technology as an obstruction in classroom settings, but many others still recommend tablets. However, considering all the benefits of technological devices in student learning, educators should realize they can harness the usage of apps, gadgets, and other digital devices to prolong the attention span, increase engagement, improve learning, and trigger a positive curriculum evolution.
The Benefits of Tablets for learning
Technology Increases Student Engagement
Technology makes learning more collaborative and interactive; thus, it helps …

A Guide to How Water Softener Units Work

A water softener eliminates the elements that cause water hardness, among the most frequent water quality issues. Hard water ruins machines, cause soap residue to build up in kitchens and bathrooms and cause your skin and hair to dry up.
Using a water softener saves you time and money by preventing premature broken heat pumps, crusty faucets head, and minutes of soap residual clean-up. Also, it will save you effort, labor, and dollars while also protecting your house and family.
Let us dive deeper into the benefits of using water …

5 Key Things to Do After Getting a New Laptop

Most times, we get overly excited when we get a new gadget or do shopping for cheap laptops. The first thing that we usually think of doing is switching on our new device, and start using it immediately. However, in so doing, we make ourselves vulnerable to online security risks.
This article will look at five key things that you should do after getting your new laptop.
Run Your Windows Update
Once you launch your PC, the first thing that you should do is to run the windows update. By updating your operating system, you get to have access to all …

Where Technology Companies Go Wrong With their Custom T-Shirts

Technology and online shirts always go hand in hand. Tech companies have previously used t-shirts to promote their culture. One notable example is the Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerburg, who made custom t-shirts his daily uniform.
However, technology companies have always gotten this concept wrong, but there is a solution to the problem. This article focuses on the problem and provides practical ways of fixing it.
Where the problem lies
Tech companies have sidelined women. Women have been excluded in technical roles in these companies. Unfortunately, nobody seems to notice this or …